Articles related to Home & Family

Monday, February 3, 2014 - 12:42

Working families with moderate or low incomes qualify for important tax credits that frequently result in substantial tax refunds. Family finance specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are educating Iowans about how to obtain these credits.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 11:46

ISU Extension and Outreach will offer a two-day facilitator training in March to prepare more individuals to implement the Juntos program in their community. Juntos gives Latino parents and teens knowledge, skills and resources that help parents get involved and provide academic support for their child - which leads to high school graduation and exploration of higher education.

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 08:44

Fighting in front of the children creates a family life where conflict is the norm – and this conflict can negatively impact the kids. Learn about the complex issue of parental conflict and its effect on children in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:59

Teaching young people basic money management skills will help them not only this year, but for years to come. That’s why Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helps make the High School Financial Planning Program available in Iowa.

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 14:01

Iowans who have applied for health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace but have not received written confirmation should call the Marketplace. Iowans who want to better understand their health insurance options may participate in Smart Choice Health Insurance workshops from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 11:11

Money Talk, from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, can help Iowans learn to plan for holiday and other spending, and improve their financial future.

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 10:56

Children approach their 13th birthday with excitement. They can’t wait to be teenagers. Parents, on the other hand, often see this milestone as the beginning of new worries. Learn what’s normal for teens and what parents can expect in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 12:42

The 2014 Eco Family Virtual Conference opens to participants in December, with the first online session scheduled for Jan. 2.

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 14:49

Finding ways to set holiday gift-giving limits and preserve relationships can be accomplished with clear, respectful, assertive communication skills, says Kristi Cooper, a family life specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.